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South Padre Island Vacation Packages

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Top Hotels in South Padre Island

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham South Padre Island Beach
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham South Padre Island Beach
2.5 out of 5
7000 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $124 per night from Apr 28 to Apr 29
4/5Very Good! (1,479 reviews)

"Great place to stay. Staff was welcoming and loved that we were right next to Clayton’s Beach Bar and Grill."…"

Reviewed on Apr. 5, 2021

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham South Padre Island Beach
Pearl South Padre
Pearl South Padre
3.5 out of 5
310 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $120 per night from Apr 15 to Apr 16
3.5/5Good! (1,413 reviews)

"Great hotel, great area, great staff. Swim-up bar with heated pool, private beach access, foot washes, the whole enchilada. The best feature of this hotel is by far the pool area. If you have kiddos, choose this one."…"

Reviewed on Apr. 12, 2021

Pearl South Padre
Courtyard by Marriott South Padre Island
Courtyard by Marriott South Padre Island
3 out of 5
6700 PADRE BLVD, South Padre Island, TX
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $109 per night from Apr 28 to Apr 29
4.2/5Very Good! (619 reviews)

"Great ocean view Great atmosphere Great experience from Courtyard be Marriott"…"

Reviewed on Apr. 13, 2021

Courtyard by Marriott South Padre Island
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Top things to do in South Padre Island

South Padre Island Vacation Packages

College students and families are drawn to this Texas barrier island for its oceanfront access and unbeatable weather. Famous for its balmy temperature and oceanfront access, South Padre Island is one of Texas’s most coveted holiday getaways.

The vacation town is located at the southeastern tip of Texas and borders Mexico. As a barrier island, its eastern shoreline is along the Gulf of Mexico and is beloved by tourists for its warm year-round climate. Most of the land is a protected National Seashore, and the town of South Padre Island is relegated to the bottom tip of the island. 

The island is a favored destination for college spring breaks during March, when the town is largely populated by young adults enjoying the lively nightlife. Many families and retirees enjoy visits to South Padre Island during the winter thanks to its yearlong warm climate. Its downtown is filled with resorts, hotels, bars, and souvenir shops. 

Miles of pristine seashore stretches along the coastline, making it a perfect place to soak up the sun, go for a swim, or play beach volleyball. Many visitors take advantage of the horseback riding tours and take a beach ride at sunset. South Padre Island is known for its fishing opportunities and hosts numerous fishing contests and tournaments throughout the year. 

Water sports are the prime activity on South Padre Island and it is not unusual to see dozens of parasailers and kiteboarders enjoying the ocean waves. Dolphin watching is another popular choice, with a wide offering of tours available. Get snorkeling lessons to explore the ocean floor of the Gulf of Mexico. 

If fresh water recreation is more your style, spend the afternoon at Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark where you can enjoy water slides and other attractions that will appeal to visitors of all ages.

Port Isabel is five miles (eight kilometers) away and is home to the Port Isabel Lighthouse, which features stunning views of South Padre Island and the ocean beyond. 

South Padre Island has a slender shape and compact community. Most of the island’s destinations can be reached on foot, but if you don’t feel like strolling, the town also offers The Wave, a free shuttle service. 

Brownsville International Airport is a half-hour drive from South Padre Island, and has daily flights to and from Dallas and Houston. The island is connected to the mainland by Route 100.

Frequently asked questions

How much does a South Padre Island vacation package cost?
Choose from any combination of hotels, flights and car rentals, and you can be vacationing in South Padre Island from just . And the more you bundle, the more cash you save. Your dream vacation has never been so affordable.
If I'm not able to travel, can I cancel my South Padre Island vacation package?
Yes, you can cancel your South Padre Island booking if your travel plans have been upended. Whether you’ll incur a fee or not depends on your hotel, airline or car rental company. It may be possible to change or cancel free of charge if you booked in the last 24 hours. Visit our Customer Service Portal for more information.
How do I get a cheap travel package to South Padre Island?
Putting together your own South Padre Island vacation package with Expedia is the easiest way to save. Start organizing your trip now and save up to C$590 — it’s really that simple! We have access to more than 400 air carriers and 321,000 hotels spread across the globe. With such a wonderful range to choose from, you’ll have no difficulty putting together your perfect getaway.
When is the best time of year to visit South Padre Island?
If you enjoy the excitement that comes with peak season, you’ll enjoy visiting South Padre Island in . If you’re after a calmer vibe, will suit you better. Watching your pennies? You might want to avoid , when things like hotels and flights go up in price. is generally when you’ll land the best bargains.
How far in advance should I book my South Padre Island vacation?
It’s difficult to pick the ideal time for airfares, but we generally suggest the earlier, the better. Many international journeys on Expedia become available up to 12 months in advance. If you can’t book early, don’t stress. Cheap prices occasionally appear just weeks before departure dates.
What does an Expedia South Padre Island travel package include?
Packages include hotels, flights and rental cars, but you can mix and match them to create your dream South Padre Island getaway. You can also add on a few tours and activities once you’ve made your booking. You’re in charge! When you bundle your bookings with Expedia, you’ll get discounts you won’t find elsewhere.
What should I know before booking a South Padre Island travel package?
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Does Expedia offer Book Now, Pay Later South Padre Island vacation packages?
If your reason for travel has arisen suddenly, Expedia can help to reduce any financial strain. Having joined forces with online lender Affirm, we offer a Book Now, Pay Later option for all vacation packages. It’s easy to set up a payment schedule for your getaway that works for you.
Can I choose my airline with a South Padre Island Expedia vacation package?
Yes — that’s one of the best things about an Expedia package. You get to decide. We have access to more than 550 airline partners around the world, so you have options galore when creating your South Padre Island getaway.